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Re: stunnel windows x64
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 10:40:35 -0400
- Subject: Re: stunnel windows x64
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On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 09:05:04AM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>On Monday 03 August 2009 08:33:44 Tomas Ulicky wrote:
>>Hi, it is possible to start releasing pure x64 version of stunnel?
>>OpenSSL exist in x64 version and there is gcc that can create x64
>>binaries. It will be good to have one, because in Windows 2008 R2
>>server there will be uninstallable support for x86 to harden security
>>and no x86 binary will run on it. Thanks
>I assume that this is a Cygwin question. Please direct Cygwin
>questions to the cygwin mailing list, so that other people can
>participate in and benefit from the conversation.
>AFAIK, Cygwin is as of now a purely 32-bit environment. Until there's
>a 64- bit DLL to link against, I don't think a 64-bit stunnel would be
>possible or useful.
That's right Cygwin is purely 32-bit. I think that things will stay
that way until someone pays Red Hat (or me) to change this. Making
cygwin work in a real 64-bit environment will be quite a bit of work.
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